“Blood Rights” by Kristen Painter

  Blood Rights by Kristen Painter is set in a futuristic world filled with vampires.  Chrysabelle is a Comarre, or, as the vampires call them, a blood whore.  Think of a skillful courtesan or geisha, trained to entertain with grace, but also bred and raised in such a way as to have the tastiest bloodRead more

Halloween Giveaway: “Jackaby” by William Ritter

Jackaby

I accidentally ended up with a duplicate copy of Jackaby by William Ritter, so I’m going to give it away as a Halloween treat to one lucky winner.  It looks like a fantastic fall read!  Here’s a summary of the book from Goodreads: “Miss Rook, I am not an occultist,” Jackaby said. “I have aRead more

“Master of the Opera Act 6: Crescendo” by Jeffe Kennedy

  After much suspense, the conclusion to Jeffe Kennedy’s Master of the Opera serial is finally here!  For anyone who hasn’t been following the previous reviews, Master of the Opera is a serialized erotica novel that’s based on Phantom of the Opera.  You can see the review for Act 1 here.  This is going toRead more

“Master of the Opera Act 5: A Haunting Duet” by Jeffe Kennedy

  If you haven’t been following my reviews of Jeffe Kennedy’s serial novel Master of the Opera, you may want to back to my thoughts on Act 1.  I’ve been trying to avoid getting too spoilery while reviewing each section, but by Act 5, it’s hard not to give things away that happened in previousRead more

“Days of Blood & Starlight” by Laini Taylor

  Days of Blood & Starlight is the sequel to Laini Taylor’s Daughter of Smoke & Bone, a YA fantasy novel of angels and demons that is both chilling and unputdownable.  This post will contain spoilers from the first book, so if you haven’t read it, stop reading now. In a parallel world to ourRead more

“The Midnight Court” by Jane Kindred

  I was extremely excited to be offered a review copy of Jane Kindred’s newest novel, “The Midnight Court.”  I reviewed “The Fallen Queen” back in January and enjoyed it tremendously, and ever since then I’d been looking forward to the next book in the series. “The Fallen Queen” was about an angel named AnazakiaRead more

“The Dirty Streets of Heaven” by Tad Williams

  I received a review copy of Tad Williams’ “The Dirty Streets of Heaven” while I was at Book Expo America.  I’m reading it as part of the R.eaders I.mbibing P.eril VII event. “The Dirty Streets of Heaven” is the first book  in a new urban fantasy series that combines elements of gritty noir withRead more